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必ずしも・・・でない
kanarazushimo
JLPT N2 Author: dc
かならずしも・・・でない
Meaning
not necessarily
Big men are not necessarily strong men
背の高い人は必ずしも力のあるかたではない。
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Phrases
big men are not necessarily strong men.
#536 Author: dc

rich people are not neccesarily happy
#3150 Author: dc

just because (you say?) you have a good linguistic ability doesn't neccesarily mean that its helpful to get a job.
#3151 Author: dc, bamboo4

There are people who say that Japanese are very polite, but the fact of the matter is that I do not necessarily think that is correct.
#3152 Author: dc, bamboo4

Just because you go to Paris, it is not necessary to climb the Eiffel Tower.
#344 Author: dc, bamboo4

the good will not neccesarily prosper.
#186 Author: dc

Just because it's Shibuya that does not neccesarily mean it has nothing but busy shops
#1243 Author: dc, Miki

Just because its Tokyo does not neccesarily mean everything is expensive
#1244 Author: dc, bamboo4

The rich are not necessarily happy.
#8197 Author: karekano

You are not necessarily right.
#8198 Author: karekano

Money, as such, not necessarily bring happiness.
#8199 Author: karekano

Great men are not necessarily wise.
#8200 Author: karekano

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